Filtered by category "NA Sec 1 North"

Sun 19/08-2018 Day 271

Pos: 56.6189,-159.5578 Loc: behind Illnik Lagoon Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 40,7 km Start: 08:00 End: 17:35 The surf didn’t really look inviting yet very early morning 6.30 am, and the tide would be against me offshore as it was high at around 8 am. It was also already blowing headwind offshore around 15 […]
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Found a HUGE GLASSBALL – and a bear…

I found a HUGE GLASSBALL! And a bear… Some more excitement after noon on this stormy day… I basically slept and read trough out the whole afternoon besides some sewing and maintaining gear, lulled by the strong rain and the still blowing around 30 knots wind. I had no worries about my tent, it was […]
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Sat 18/08-2018 Day 270

Pos: 56.6189,-159.5578 Loc: across Illnik Lagoon Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Survived the storm in my solid HILLEBERG Keron 4 tent! Well, as expected… Sorry I obviously forgot on yesterday’s entry to delete the copied distance and time, as I stayed put. Like today! When I climbed into my tent yesterday around 7.30 pm, it […]
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Fri 17/08-2018 Day 269

Pos: 56.6189,-159.5578 Loc: across Illnik Lagoon Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 37,5 km Start: 10:15 End: 17:20 Lagoon walk I really decided not to paddle today, despite there were a few calm hours in the morning. But the tide ran against me in the morning, and Illnik Lagoon has only shallow hinterland with nowhere […]
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Thu 16/08-2018 Day 268

Pos: 56.6189,-159.5578 Loc: across Illnik Lagoon Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 37,5 km Start: 10:15 End: 17:20 Back on the trip! I got up at 3.20 to find the tender “Watchman” waiting for me to leave port direction Cape Senavin. Glad I don’t have to paddle all the way back to the spot where […]
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My trip will go on for another two weeks!

Both of my kayaks and myself get a ride on the tender “Watchman” from Chris Doumit’s Marine Services. The tender “Bering Hunter” took my broken kayak off Tony’s “Nancy Gayle” when he also dropped Natalie to the tender. The wreck has made a short round trip via False Pass the last days… Thanks to Peter […]
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Back in Port Moller – but I’ll keep on paddling

I arrived back in Port Moller, thaks to Tony Parra and his deckhand AC to get me there safely. After giving it some thoughts, I will keep on paddling for some other two weeks to reach at least Trident Seafoods in Naknek or even Peter Pan Seafoods in Dillingham. Both companies have been very supportive […]
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The rough ride back to Port Moller

I can’t say this was the style of “ticket I bought” to go back to Port Moller on Tony’s boat…but it had at least a happy ending with arriving safely. After the first day on his boat in kind of rough conditions with terrible sea sickness for me, I recovered in the evening around 10 […]
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Safe off the beach in strong storms!

I decided to finish this northern paddling for this season. The weather and outlook is simply too crabby to make reasonable and safe progress, especially now being by myself only. My motivation ran a little bit out of steam after more than five months on the trip, plus, my back is still not in perfect […]
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Thu 09/08-2018 Day 267

Pos: 56.5160,-159.8679 Loc: somewhere close to a river Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 24,7 km Start: 09:45 End: 18:15 4hrs break Tony stayed with his boat all night just across our camp, good to know he was already there. We were packed and ready to go by 8 am, when we saw him already […]
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